Win a thousand dollars a day. For life.

Some are born with all the luck. Others buy it at a gas station. 

Imagine winning the lottery every day for the rest of your life. Hey, it could happen! Play Lucky for Life and you could win $1,000 a day or $25,000 a year for life. Pick up a Lucky for Life ticket anywhere Minnesota Lottery tickets are sold.

How to Play

Select five numbers from 1 to 48 and one Lucky Ball number from 1 to 18, or choose a Quick Pick. Tickets are $2 per play and you can play up to 10 plays per ticket; the play slip can be used for up to five plays and tickets cannot be canceled. Fourteen advance draws are available. Drawings are Mondays & Thursdays at approximately 9:38 p.m. Play slips are available at lottery retailers.

Match all five numbers and the Lucky Ball to win $1,000/day for life; match the first five numbers to win $25,000/year for life. Minimum guaranteed payout is 20 years.

Your ticket could be worth millions—sign the back right away!


Lucky for Life drawings are Mondays and Thursdays at approximately 9:38 p.m. Tickets must be purchased on drawing days by 8:10 p.m. to be eligible for that night's drawing. Watch the drawing show on the Lucky for Life YouTube Channel.

Winning Numbers 

Lucky for Life winning numbers for all drawings are available here.

Daily Contest Winners

For a list of daily contest winners, click here.

Last Big Winner

One Lucky for Life ticket from Minnesota won $25,000/Year for Life on March 26, 2018.

Prizes & Odds of Winning

MatchWinApprox. Odds
5 of 5 + Lucky Ball $1,000/day for life*+ 1 in 30,821,472
5 of 5 $25,000/yr for life*+ 1 in 1,813,028
4 of 5 + Lucky Ball $5,000* 1 in 143,356
4 of 5 $200 1 in 8,433
3 of 5 + Lucky Ball $150 1 in 3,413
3 of 5 $20 1 in 201
2 of 5 + Lucky Ball $25 1 in 250
2 of 5 $3 1 in 15
1 of 5 + Lucky Ball $6 1 in 50
Lucky Ball Only $4 1 in 32

Overall odds are approximately 1 in 7.8.

*Prize amounts may be split if there are multiple winners.

+20-year minimum. Certain "for life" prize limitations may apply and a cash option may be available.

$1,000/day for life prize will be paid weekly.

MN Lucky for Life Game Procedures PDF 
MN Lucky for Life Official Game Rules PDF

Lotto game tickets must be claimed within one year of drawing date.

Participating Lotteries

The following 25 lotteries sell Lucky for Life tickets: Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Vermont, Washington D.C. and Wyoming.